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National Minimum Wage increases in October 2013

The Government has announced that the national minimum wage is to rise by 12p an hour to £6.31 for adults and by 5p to £5.03 for 18-to-20-year-olds from October this year. These latest minimum wage rates were announced by the … Continue reading

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Increase in tribunal payout from Feb 2013

From 1st February 2013 the maximum award for unfair dismissal claims will increase from £72,300 to £74,200. Other related payments will also be affected including Redundancy payments. The Government has announced increases to the limits for Employment Tribunal awards and … Continue reading

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Redundancy consultation period will be halved

The Government have announced plans to reduce the current 90 day minimum period, before large-scale redundancies can take place to 45 days. This controversial announcement has prompted Unions to accuse the Government of making it easier to sack staff. At … Continue reading

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Flexible Parental Leave from 2015

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced this week that a new flexible parental leave system will be implemented from 2015 Mothers will still be entitled to 52 weeks of maternity leave, but having taken the first two weeks after … Continue reading

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Vetting & Barring changes – 3 things employers will NEED to know

From 10 September 2012, a number of amendments to the vetting and barring scheme came into force. For those who don’t about Vetting & Barring, to sum up, it is a law which is designed to protect vulnerable individuals. If … Continue reading

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